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Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

S. Min Chun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book proposes a methodological framework for an ethical reading of Old Testament narrative and demonstrates its benefits and validity by providing an exemplary reading of the story of Josiah in ... More


Extended Example: An Ethical Commentary on the Story of Josiah in 2 Kings 22: 1–23: 30

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 8 offers an ethical reading of the whole story of Josiah in 2 Kings 22:1-23:30. Contingency and crisis in life are two themes that prevail in the story. (1) Many events in the story can be ... More


Conclusion

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The importance of Old Testament narrative ethics and the validity of the approach proposed in this book can be summarized in terms of contingency in life. When ethics is understood in terms of ... More


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